Sigh...Question abt Shadow Fort Balista

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2 years ago#1
So I started a new game - I can't remember how I killed the 2 ballistas across the castle. I'm able to wipe out everything, but I don't want to open the gate with the 2 ballistas occupied as they would crush the NPCs.

Do you just have to use the other one first and pray you hit the 2 across the way? Or is there a simpler way. I spent like 15min trying to hit them, blowing up their attacks along the way...but can't hit them.

Help?
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I will hunt you down the beach Carth Onasi..and I will always leave you behind to die Kaiden.
2 years ago#2
You're better off just running up there to kill the goblins by hand.. or spell if thats how you roll.
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2 years ago#3
What I did was run to the castle wall so I couldn't get hit by the ballista that were on top of it.
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2 years ago#4
I used the Ballistae on the right side(up the ladder) to shoot down the other Ballistae. I used regular bolts, shot the exploding ones and after a few tries, aimed a little higher then where they were coming from and popped the goblins, on the far turrets. Takes a little practice, but it can be done.
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2 years ago#5
If by any chance you happen to be playing as a sorcerer, maelstrom can take them out if you put the tornado next to the wall beneath them.
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"The madman is not the man who has lost his reason. The madman is the man who has lost everything except his reason." - G.K. Chesterton
2 years ago#6
Cool thanks...I'm still just a Strider so no magic. Yeah I'll try doing the ballista thing..tried it before but was taking too long and I had no patience lol

If that doesn't work I guess I'll just wait till the gates open and take my chances that the Captain survives.

Man I forgot how much I loved this game.
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I will hunt you down the beach Carth Onasi..and I will always leave you behind to die Kaiden.
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